Tag Archives: Kotoko

QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Fabulous Kotoko, EPL big boys and Young English Kings

Citi Sports editor, Nathan Quao, rewinds to the weekend and talks about the magnificent Asante Kotoko and the top teams winning again in the Premier League in his latest Monday column. Porcupine Ruthlessness  At very irregular moments, cup finals leave you asking “how did that happen?” because those ones tend to follow the strangest of scripts. Sunday’s MTN FA Cup ...

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Sadick Adams’ hattrick sinks Hearts, gives Kotoko 9th FA Cup

Sadick Adams scored a first-half hattrick to help Asante Kotoko secure their 9th FA Cup crown at the Tamale Sports stadium. The former Berekum Chelsea attacker scored inside 90 seconds to give the Porcupine Warriors the opener and added two more goals on the half-hour mark and on the stroke of half-time to give Kotoko a 3-0 lead going into ...

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FA Cup final: Kotoko, Hearts players flaunt beautiful smocks

Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak players paid the biggest tribute to the people of the north by walking out onto the Tamale Sports stadium clad in beautifully colourful smock attires. The smock, also known as “fugu” in the local parlance, is a signature cloth worn by the people of the north. Both sets of players walked out onto ...

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FA Cup Final: Atmosphere heats up ahead of Phobia-Fabulous clash

The atmosphere is gradually building up inside the Tamale Stadium for the MTN FA Cup final, between Accra Hearts of Oak, and Kumasi Asante Kotoko. Fans of both Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak, who have found their way into the stadium, are getting their voices heard as they sing to their clubs’ famous songs. Earlier, there was a curtain ...

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FA Cup Final: ‘Hearts of Oak are favourites’ – Eric Bekoe

Former Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe has told Citi Sports that Accra Hearts of Oak will go into the FA Cup final against his former side on Sunday as favorites. Hearts of Oak finished 3rd in this season’s Ghana Premier League; 2 places above Kotoko who finished 5th. Bekoe said while Kotoko and Hearts of Oak matches are largely unpredictable, the ...

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Steve Polack unsure of Kotoko future

Head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Steve Polack, has said the club has yet to re-open contract renewal talks with him as he enters the final days of his 6-month contract. The English man replaced Croatian trainer Zdravko Logarusic in May, and has steered the club to president’s cup glory, a 4th place finish in the league, and the final ...

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Kotoko accident: Nine players, manager discharged

Some players of Asante Kotoko Football Club who were involved in an accident last night [Wednesday] have been discharged from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. They are Evans Kwaw, Eric Donkor, Saddick Adams, Frank Sarfo Gyamfi, Baba Mahama, Osei Agyeman, Augustine Sefa, Michael Akuffo and Awudu Nafiu. The team manager, Godwin Abloddey and some other officials who were on-board, have ...

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Kotoko bus crashes; one feared dead, coach, players injured

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s team bus has been involved in what appears to be a fatal accident on a return journey to Kumasi after game week 22 fixture against Inter Allies. The bus had about 35 occupants made up of players and team officials. Details of how the Wednesday night accident occurred are sketchy, but the bus is reported to have ...

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Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko President cup clash rained off

Kumasi Asante Kotoko will be grateful to the showers that opened up at the Kumasi Baba Yara Sports Stadium as Accra Hearts of Oak threatened to continue their fine form against their main rival. Surprisingly it was the home side that came off the blocks gun blazing and rightfully profited from a clumsy Tawiah tackle on Obed Owusu to obtain ...

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Former Kotoko boss Mas-Ud Dramani named head coach of Black Queens

Former Asante Kotoko boss Mas-Ud Dramani has benefited from the various changes that are ongoing at the Ghana Football Association by being named the head coach of the Black Queens. The ambitious coach made history with the Princesses when they won bronze at the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in 2012. Dramani also worked with the Black Princesses in the ...

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